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Local Plan Watch: Councils react angrily to PINS exam findings

Local Plan Watch: Councils react angrily to PINS exam findings

Heated exchanges between councils and the Planning Inspectorate (PINS) in the past month over plan examinations features in this week's round-up of local plan news.

Judge amends 35-year-old planning agreement to allow 30-home Essex scheme

Judge amends 35-year-old planning agreement to allow 30-home Essex scheme

A judge has amended a 35-year-old planning agreement to allow the construction of a 30-home development on the edge of an Essex village.

High Court overturns Co-Op store consent due to 'misleading' officer's report

High Court overturns Co-Op store consent due to 'misleading' officer's report

Planning permission for a new Co-Op convenience store in a Hertfordshire village has been overturned by the High Court after a judge ruled that an officer's report failed to take account of the impact of the proposal on the settlement's existing post office and was therefore 'materially misleading'.

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How one tardy plan-making council continues to escape sanction

How one tardy plan-making council continues to escape sanction

An Essex council threatened with intervention by central government for taking too long to prepare its local plan is unlikely to face Whitehall action, say observers, despite little apparent progress in the preparation of its development blueprint in the past six months.

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